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Jean Anne Mankel

February 22, 1934 July 13, 2020
Jean Anne Mankel
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Mrs. Jean Anne Mankel, age 86 of Newaygo passed away Monday, July 13, 2020 following a brief illness. She was born on February 22, 1934 in Grand Rapids, MI the daughter of Harold and Gertrude Stoel. Mrs. Mankel was employed in the Quality Assurance Dept with the American Seating Company in Grand Rapids, MI for 28 years, until her retirement. Jean came to Newaygo County in 1985 and made that her permanent residence. Her many interests included being an avid card player, Bingo, trips to the Casinos, and listening to big band music of Benny Goodman and Pete Fountain. She also enjoyed the newest in technology and computer gaming. Jean also in her earlier years drove stock cars in the stock car auto races in Detroit. She was also a member of the Croton American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She is survived by two sons, David McGee of Morley, MI and Craig (Susan) McGee of San Antonio, TX; one daughter, Kellyann (Reuben) Tucker of Newaygo; five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; one brother William (Ruth) Stoel of Madison Hts, MI; one sister, Patricia (George) Biro of Kentucky. Jean is also survived be her very close friend, Bonnie Peck of Coopersville, MI. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard Mankel; one son, Bobby McGee; two sisters, Shirley LeBieu and Peggy Ward ; one brother, Harold Stoel. A memorial service for Mrs. Mankel will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of Michigan, 989 Spaulding SE, Ada, MI 49301.

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989 Spaulding Avenue SE
Ada, MI 49301
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